Another classic Southern comfort food dish. Ahh…. so fabulous.
I learned to make this dish when I was just out of college and had a job that was more handling customers than washing diapers. For the record, I’ll take Cheerios over conference calls any day. This was one of those “oh I use [...]
I picture it something like this:
Folks preparing a cold chicken for frying…
“Hey Vern! Watch this!”
Friends collapse in hearty guffaws
… crickets …
“Hey, what if….?”
And there you have it. Just like that, beer can chicken was born.
This chicken is so good and so easy! All the crispy [...]
2010 update: this is CRAZY GOOD in a cast iron skillet. Carry on.
This is one of my top three comfort food meals — the other two being chicken and dumplings and macaroni and cheese. Mmmmm…. Anyway, this cooks up beautifully, travels well, freezes well and reheats well. What more could you ask?
Remember when we made the French chicken and I told you to hold onto the gizzards from the chicken? Here’s why:
Throw them in a pot or slow cooker. Or a pressure cooker! Whatever floats your boat. Now throw in half an onion and a couple stalks of celery. If you have some carrots or [...]
This is another one of those recipes with a fuzzy background; I’m not sure where it originated (maybe Cook’s Illustrated?), but I can tell you where it ended up: in mah belly!
I use my gigantosaurus 6.75 quart Le Creuset. It’s almost a crime to own such a pot and not cook this chicken in [...]